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Old 08-27-2008
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rebuilding propane locker

My LPG cylinder is steel and I would like to replace it with either aluminum or the plastic variety that has just appeared. However, the propane locker is only 14.5 in deep, too short for any of the cylinders I have found.

If anyone knows of a source of smaller cylinders please let me know.

But I suspect I will have to replace the propane locker, which is built into the port seat of the cockpit and protrudes into the lazarette. I haven't seen any replacements for sale, so I assume I would have to construct one from StarBoard or plywood and fiberglass.

Has anyone done this? Are there photos anywhere?

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